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Katie Rogers wrote for The New-York Times an article entitled “Rihanna Defended Rachel Dolezal, the White Woman Who Claimed to Be Black” which was published on October 6th 2015. The article begins by explaining that Rihanna had given an interview to Vanity Fair on the subject of her relationships and her experience being in a abusive relationship with ex, Chris Brown. However, in the interview, they got to discussing race and Rachel Dolezal. She explains that Dolezal was at the center of media attention this summer for, as she puts it, “appropriating black culture”.

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On August 4th, 2014, Mark Kennedy published, “Keke Palmer set to become Broadway’s first black Cinderella” on the Huffington Post, to announce the actress’ good news. The twenty one year old star is mostly known for her role on Nickelodeon’s “True Jackson, VP”.  Palmer announced that she would be stepping into the glass slippers in “Rodgers and Hammerstein’s Cinderella” starting September 9th of the same year. She says that it had always been her dream to be a princess and thanks to her acting, singing and dancing skills, her dream has finally come true.

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The article “'Where Are You From?' Is Clumsy, but Not Racist”, written by Deena Douara, on October 9th 2015 is about the clumsiness that a simple question can have. In fact, in the article, the author demonstrates why asking someone where they are from should not be seem as a racist or awkward question. Indeed, the author believes that the question should be seen as a way for someone to discover one’s cultural background, such as the language spoken, the traditions or the celebrations practiced.

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The sexual objectivity that is displayed in the numerous American Apparel ads are usually subject to controversy. The image seen above essentially shows how in our day the defining points on how we portray woman with completely different standards to way men are depicted. Woman are mostly presented as objects and trophies meanwhile men are shown as a strong and empowering figure on the other.

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Taken from Huffington Post US, Nico Lang wrote an article published on the 3rd of September 2015 entitled “Taylor Swift's 'Wildest Dreams' Video Has a Major Race Problem”. The article begins by mentioning that Taylor’s new video seems to be inspired by the movie “Out of Africa” starring Meryl Streep. Already the intentions of the video are likely to raise a few red flags since it is set in White Colonialist Era, he says.

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